Sentence Examples

  • It "is celebrated by the very people who did observe it, in hundreds of hymns, which would fill volumes, as a day of rest and joy, of presentiment of the pure bliss and happiness which are stored up for the righteous in the world to come" (S.
  • Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship's water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels' wards.
  • Tomorrow perhaps, even certainly, I have a presentiment that for the first time I shall have to show all I can do.
  • Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.
  • "I was never pleased at Bolkonski's engagement to Natasha," said the countess, "but I always wanted Nicholas to marry the princess, and had a presentiment that it would happen.

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